Oddo shape changes into a Eurasian river otter



Adult male about 90 cm (34 inches) long and 12 kilograms (26 pounds) in weight, chestnut brown back with pale stomach. Unlike a seal, it can move very well on land or in the water. It likes to play chasing games and slide down mud or snowbanks. Dives for about 2 minutes, down to a depth of about 1.8 metres (6 feet). It can make lots of different sounds, such as chattering, grunting, growling, whistling and yelping.

Lives near any kind of fresh or salt water river, fjord, sea, lake, even rice paddy.

Fish, crustaceans, clams, snakes, water insects, snails, worms, small mammals, birds, eggs, frogs, turtles, and small amounts of vegetation. For hunting, it uses its whiskers to sense movements underwater. It eats about 1kilogram (2.2 pounds) of food per day.

It has eyes, nose and mouth on top of its head so it can keep them out of the water when swimming. When awake, its eyes are always open, even when diving. It has a good sense of smell like a dog.

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